International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2017)
Nutraceuticals profiling of queen and king varieties of pineapple (Ananas comosus) (Pineapple)
Author(s): Pooja Sahu, Dr. Sushma, Dr. Shailendra K Srivasatava and Narayan Lal
Abstract: Locally available two varieties of pineapple (Ananas comosus) i.e. King and Queen were evaluated for their comparison of selected biochemical parameters. The biochemical parameters studied in peel, pulp and juice of fruit. The enzymatic antioxidant studied were Polyphenol oxidase, Catalase, Ascorbate peroxides, Guaicol peroxidase whereas the non-enzymatic parameters studied were Total flavonoids, Total phenol, Carotenoids and Alkaloid. The minerals studied were Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium, and vitamins were thiamine, Folic acid, Riboflavin, Vitamin C. All were maximum in peel, pulp and juice of King and minimum in Queen. In general, King was found to have more antioxidant than Queen. Though pulp and juice is generally consumed but peel of Queen and king pineapple studied were also found to have significant amount of antioxidant in them.
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How to cite this article:
Pooja Sahu, Dr. Sushma, Dr. Shailendra K Srivasatava, Narayan Lal. Nutraceuticals profiling of queen and king varieties of pineapple (Ananas comosus) (Pineapple). Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(3):25-31.